England’s Rugged North: The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

  The Holy Island of  Lindisfarne sits just off the North-East coast of England in Northumberland. St Aidan founded the first Christian monastery on the site in 635 AD and the island subsequently became connected with pilgrimage, saints, enlightenment, and serenity until the famous Viking raid of 793 obliterated the monastic community. Many centuries later, Lindisfarne is still a place of ... Read Full Article